Effective on Sunday, September 21, 2014 for trade date Monday, September 22, 2014, pending all relevant regulatory review periods, The Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc. (CBOT or Exchange) will expand the listing schedules for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, and KC HRW Wheat Short-dated New Crop options as follows:
1. For Corn and Soybeans, January, February, April, June, and August expirations will be added to the existing March, May, July, and September contract months.
2. The listing cycles for these products will be expanded from one crop year to two crop years (i.e., on September 22, 2014, the 2016 contracts will also be listed).
More specifically, the Exchange will list the January 2016 through September 2016 contract months and the January, February, April, June, and August 2015 contract months for Corn and Soybeans (the March, May, July, and September 2015 contract months were listed on Monday, August 25, 2014).
For Wheat and KC HRW Wheat, the Exchange will list the December 2015, March 2016, and May 2016 contract months (December 2014, March 2015, and May 2015 contract months were listed on Monday, August 25, 2014).
For more details, please see contract specifications in Appendix A.
If you require any additional information, please contact Randy Shao at 312-648-3795 or via e-mail at Renyuan.Shao@cmegroup.com; Fred Seamon at 312-634-1587 or via e-mail at Fred.Seamon@cmegroup.com; or Dave Lehman at 312-930-1875 or via e-mail at David.Lehman@cmegroup.com.
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